AAU organized the Preceptors First Annual Meeting
Within its keenness to strengthen relation between the university and its strategic partners, Al Ain University held its first annual meeting of the preceptors of the College of Pharmacy in the presence of more than 40 Pharmacist from different government and private hospitals in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, most notably: Tawam Hospital, Al Ain Hospital, Al Noor Hospital, Emirates International Hospital, NMC Specialty Hospital, Khalifa Hospital, In addition to Al Ain Pharmacy and Ibn Sina Pharmacy, under the supervision of Dr. Khairi Mustafa –Dean of the College of Pharmacy, and number of the academic staff.
The meeting began with a welcoming speech by the Dean of the college who welcomed the attendees and praised their efforts in following up the students during training and providing them with professional skills to qualify them as a future pharmacists, to achieve the vision and mission of the college to strengthen the goal of integrating the theoretical part with the practical one.
Then Dr. Abdullah Abu malal -Deputy Dean of the college, presented the first lecture about the effective role of the preceptors in the community, aspects of ideal training and how to follow-up the students during training.
While the second lecture presented by Dr. Adel Sadek, faculty member in the Clinical Pharmacology Department, was about the active role of preceptors to reach a professional output, so the student can gain it during their training, so that he can practice efficiently after graduation.
The third lecture focused on the ways of evaluating the student’s performance during training according to the evaluating forum from SEHA, which includes the attendance committed to each training times, the student's skills and results in the evaluation meetings held during the training period.
At the end, a discussion punctuated by lot of questions between the administrators, lecturers and preceptors, in order to clarify some of the points in the lectures presented regarding the trainings and the rules of evaluating students, whether community pharmacies or hospitals.
At the end of this meeting, the dean of the faculty presented honor certificates for the preceptors in recognition of their efforts.